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Vegas gunman visited Philippines at least twice

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino official says Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock traveled at least twice to the Philippines, where his girlfriend was born......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 4th, 2017

Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend said she handled ammo

LAS VEGAS --- The girlfriend of the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history told authorities they would probably find her fingerprints on bullets because she sometimes helped him load ammunition magazines. An FBI agent tells a judge in warrant documents made public Friday that Marilou Danley wasn't arrested when she returned to the U.S. from the Philippines days after the Oct. 1 shooting, and that she was cooperating with investigators. Her boyfriend, Stephen Paddock, shot himself dead after firing from a Las Vegas Strip casino into a concert crowd, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds. The agent says in the Oct. 3 document that there was no evidence ...Keep on reading: Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend said she handled ammo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Vegas probe shifts to killer’s Pinay partner

MANILA, Philippines — The investigation of a gunman who killed 59 people at a Las Vegas concert has shifted to his Filipina-Australian girlfriend, who has re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2017

Las Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months before rampage – documents

Three months before killing 58 people and wounding more than 500 in Las Vegas last October, the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in US history sent emails discussing buying bump stocks, which can make semiautomatic rifles fire hundreds of rounds a minute, media reports on unsealed search warrants showed. Source link link: Las Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months before rampage – documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Bishop visits Marawi months after siege

Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña on Thursday visited the damaged St. Mary’s Cathedral for the first time since the city was taken over by the Maute group, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reported on Friday. Source link link: Bishop visits Marawi months after siege.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Marvel creates Chinese superheroes to attract Asian fans

Chinese superheroes will soon be joining the pantheon of larger-than-life Marvel universe mainstays Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men, a company official said as the comic book giant makes a major thrust into Asia. As part of a push to grow its Asia fanbase, the Disney-owned franchise has released mobile games in China, opened "Marvel Stores" in South Korea and is searching for artistic talent in the Philippines, Marvel editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski said. "We have been making great strides especially in Asia. We try to hire more Asian creators, writers and artists to bring a piece of their culture to Marvel comics," he said in Manila where he visited a De La Salle-College of S...Keep on reading: Marvel creates Chinese superheroes to attract Asian fans.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Beautiful and underrated: 8 PH destinations to visit in 2018

Batanes. Palawan. Bohol. These are some of the usual places Filipinos dream of visiting, or have visited already. With the Philippines having 81 provinces, though, there's still much more  that can be explored  aside from the popular destinations. Here are some you might consider visiting this year. {source}Abra{/source} When going up north, tourists usually favor ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Barangay kagawad killed by motorcycle rider

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Philippines — A councilor of Barangay Aliwekwek here was gunned down by an unidentified motorcycle-riding gunman yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Barangay kagawad killed by motorcycle rider

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Philippines — A councilor of Barangay Aliwekwek here was gunned down by an unidentified motorcycle-riding gunman yesterday. Source link link: Barangay kagawad killed by motorcycle rider.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Young photographer mounts exhibit for benefit of Payatas kids

MANILA, Philippines — When basketball superstar Stephen "Steph" Curry first visited the Philippines in 2015, among those lucky to meet him was high school st.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

NCCC management vows support to Davao mall fire victims

MANILA, Philippines – The management of the NCCC Mall in Davao City expressed its sympathies with the families of the victims of the fire which razed the establishment last December 23.  Top officials of the mall visited relatives of the victims last Thursday, December 28, to vow ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

How to prepare for floods

MANILA, Philippines – You read on the news that a heavy downpour is expected in your area. Do you know how to prepare for it? As a tropical country, the Philippines has only two "seasons" – it's either summer or rainy. We're also visited by an average of 20 typhoons ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Philippine Pavilion makes grand exit from Venice Biennale

At the 57th Venice Art Biennale, our government scored a coup when the Philippine Pavilion landed in prime space. Located at the Artiglieri, an ancient artillery warehouse in the main venue, Arsenale, a former shipyard, the space was a generous 320 square meters or the size of a two-story house. Despite November being the low tourist season, over 7,000 visited the pavilion on the Sunday before the art fair's closing. The Philippines' return to the world's oldest art festival was a government initiative led by Sen. Loren Legarda, National Commission on Culture and the Arts, and Department of Foreign Affairs. Venice Biennale has been known for conceptual art which rejects convent...Keep on reading: Philippine Pavilion makes grand exit from Venice Biennale.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Jerwin Ancajas signs two-year deal with Top Rank

MANILA, Philippines - Jerwin Ancajas was a busy champion in 2017, and the next two years figure to be more of the same after he signed a new promotional deal with Top Rank. Ancajas inked a two-year deal for 6-fights with the Las Vegas-based company, as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Duterte visits relatives of Davao mall fire victims

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Christmas Eve, December 24, visited the relatives of the victims of the mall fire in Davao City, which is feared to have killed at least 37 people. Duterte, along with Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, began comforting the relatives ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Duterte cries with kin of Davao mall fire victims

MANILA, Philippines – On Christmas Eve, President Rodrigo Duterte visited the relatives of the victims of a mall fire in Davao City. At past 3 am on Saturday, December 24, Duterte, along with Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, comforted the families inside a restaurant where they had gathered since Saturday evening. It was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

CBCP hits murder of martyr priest from Nueva Ecija

MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) slammed the "brutal and senseless murder" of Father Marcelito "Tito" Paez, the 72-year-old priest from Nueva Ecija who was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman. Now led by Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles , the CBCP on Thursday, December 21, also called ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

DOT unveils Bring Home a Friend in South Korea

From January to October of 2017, a total of 1,332,141 Koreans visited the Philippines, accounting for 24.33 percent of total arrivals......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Jerwin Ancajas to make US debut

MANILA, Philippines — Las Vegas matchmaker Sean Gibbons is arriving early this morning to attend a press conference where he is expected to announce that IBF.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

South Koreans still top Philippines foreign visitors

MANILA, Philippines — Koreans maintained the top spot for the most number of foreigners who visited the country this year, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) sai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Yes, we can make Philippines safest for tourists

Anywhere in the world, tourists experience some of their best and worse moments. Let's talk about the latter. Even some of the most visited places in the world like Paris, New York, London, Sydne.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017